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Durable Paving services in Victoria & Courtenay

The southernmost division of our company, Island Asphalt is trusted for paving Victoria homeowners and business owners trust. Providing both asphalt and concrete paving, Island Asphalt in Victoria has a solution for any application you require. Not sure which type of paving is best for your driveway, walkway or parking lot? Talk with our expert team, listed on this page, about your property, budget and goals, and we’ll suggest the paving solution that’s best. We have also put together some basic pros and cons on this page of each paving option to help you make your decision.

Common Characteristics of Asphalt Paving

Asphalt paving in Victoria is an excellent option if you are looking to save some money on initial costs with easy upkeep after installation. Take into consideration these characteristics of asphalt when making your decision about the paving material at your home:

  • Cost - Asphalt paving costs less than pouring a concrete driveway.
  • Curing - Asphalt is quick to install and doesn’t require curing time after installation. Once a driveway is paved, it can be driven on almost immediately.
  • Maintenance - Small maintenance is required more often than with concrete, but it is usually quick and easy.
  • Cracking - Cracks are very easy to repair and can simply be filled and sealed.
  • Weather - Asphalt will shrink and expand with temperature changes.
  • Oil & Gas - Oil leaks on asphalt are not nearly as noticeable as those on concrete. However, gasoline spills will cause damage.
  • Lifespan - Asphalt can last up to 20 years.

Concrete Driveways

Concrete driveways will cost more initially, but could potentially save you money in the future. Our professionals can help you choose the right paving material for your Victoria home. We’ve also provided you with some basic facts here to give you more specifics on concrete paving:

  • Cost - A concrete driveway will cost more at installation time. Added decorative elements can also drive the cost up.
  • Curing - Concrete takes time to cure before any weight can be put on it. Most driveways must cure for seven days before you can drive on it.
  • Maintenance - Less frequent maintenance is required when compared to asphalt, however if repairs are ever needed they are often more difficult.
  • Cracking - Cracks in concrete are harder to patch than in asphalt and patched areas are much more obvious. If cracking occurs, sometimes more expensive repairs are required.
  • Weather - Cracks will form if the concrete is under extreme pressure or can result from surface movement.
  • Oil & Gas - Gas and oil spill will leave very obvious stains because of the material’s light color.
  • Lifespan - Concrete can last up to 30 years.

Call Us Today!

If you are looking for a reliable team to complete your driveway or lot paving in Victoria, Island Asphalt is the place to call. Our team of experts has years of experience and will help you choose the correct paving material for your project. We proudly provide free paving estimates to our customers—please get in touch with us today to arrange yours.

Civic Address

6702 Rajpur Place

Victoria, BC V8M 1Z5

Mailing Address

Victoria Main PO

P.O. Box 1324

Victoria, BC V8W 2W3

Telephone: 250-652-9211

Office Fax: 250-652-9270

Dispatch: 250-652-8735

Dispatch Fax: 250-652-9270

For general inquiries about Island Asphalt services in the Victoria area, please email us.

Manager: Kevin Won, kwon@islandpaving.com

Project Manager: Brad Hoey, bhoey@islandpaving.com

Group Quality Control Manager: Lee Yulka

Sales: Mike Aitken, maitken@islandpaving.com

Sales: Eric Erickson, eerickson@islandpaving.com

Sales: Kyle Hawkins, khawkins@islandpaving.com

Sales: Adam Novasad, anovasad@islandpaving.com

Dispatcher: Kobey Richards, dispatch@islandpaving.com

Superintendent: Wayne Jackson, wjackson@islandpaving.com
Superintendent: Dave Steger, dsteger@islandpaving.com

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